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Ronda Rousey’s Trainer Bizarrely Files For Bankruptcy

Ronda Rousey recently told Ellen Degeneres that she was the highest paid athlete in the UFC, yet her coach Edmond Tarverdyan filed for bankruptcy in Los Angeles, on July 29th. It’s a bizarre situation to say the least. The story was broken on Tuesday by BloodyElbow.com writer Paul Gift, who wrote that Tarverdyan was claiming earnings of “$0.00” from January 1st to …

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Chad Mendes Claims A Former Foe Would “Destroy” Conor McGregor

Chad Mendes continues to show a complete lack of respect for the skills of his most recent conqueror, Conor McGregor. On Sunday, the California fighter was a guest on Submission Radio, and as usual he had plenty to say about his UFC 189 loss to the Irishman. First, Mendes addressed those fans that believe he “took a dive” in return for a payoff. “Come …

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Gunnar Nelson Seems Concerned For Conor McGregor’s Long-Term Health Due To Steep Weight Cuts

Gunnar Nelson doesn’t approve of his teammate Conor McGregor’s severe, but habitual, weight cutting. Nelson’s father, Haraldur, is the president of Iceland’s MMA Federation and he recently expressed his disdain for the practice, ubiquitous within his sport, of cutting large amounts of weight in the lead-up to fights. In a lengthy post on social media, Nelson detailed his issues and …

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Video: Fascinating Breakdown Of Conor McGregor’s Unique Fighting Style

Conor McGregor’s fighting style is expertly broken down in this 15-minute video. We recently alerted our readers’ attention to an interview with Conor McGregor’s training partner and friend, Tom Egan. In the hour long video “The Tank” discusses The Ultimate Fighter 22, of which he has an intimate knowledge, as well Conor’s training, mentality, style, his fight with Chad Mendes, and …

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Firas Zahabi Thinks That Joseph Duffy Would Have Fought Norman Parke On Short Notice At UFC Dublin

Tristar’s head coach, Firas Zahabi, understands Dustin Poirier’s decision to turn down a fight with Norman Parke on short notice, but he thinks Joseph Duffy would have done things differently if the proverbial shoe was on the other foot. After Duffy was withdrawn from the main event of the UFC’s Dublin show mere hours before the scheduled weigh-in, Poirier was …

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New Jersey Athletic Commission Conduct Interesting MMA Judging Experiment

At Saturday’s Cage Fury Fighting Championship event in Atlantic City, the New Jersey Athletic Commission conducted an interesting trial as part of their ongoing effort to improve the standard of MMA judging. According to MMAJunkie, rather than sitting at the centre of the cauldron cageside, the judges appointed to this card carried out their work backstage. Each official was seated …

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Video: 5 Time World’s Strongest Man, Mariusz Pudzianowski, Obliterated By MMA Journeyman

Polish powerhouse Mariusz Pudzianowski suffered the 4th defeat of his MMA career at the hands of Australian journeyman Peter Graham on Halloween night. At one time Pudzianowski was an almost unstoppable force in the world of competitive strongman. He won five World’s Strongest Man titles between 2002 and 2009, also finishing in second place on 2 occasions during that period. …

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Daniel Cormier Vs Alexander Gustafsson Flops On Pay-Per-View

It may be a contender for the 2015 Fight of the Year, but Daniel Cormier’s light-heavyweight title defence against Alexander Gustafsson didn’t pull in Pay-per-view numbers befitting such a contest. The man who is considered the industry’s most reliable source on these matters, the Wrestling Observer’s Dave Meltzer, has revealed that UFC 192 pulled in roughly 250,000 buys. According to …

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